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Kathakali Restaurant

39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 8848
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

South Indian food of great quality. We started with some Vada lentil doughnuts and spiced cauliflower, that even our 14-year old son could approve of (who isn't too keen on veggies). For main, we had a butter chicken with peratha bread, a chicken dosa, and...More

1  Thank Guitaravaganza
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's three years since I first 'discovered' this jewel of New Plymouth dining. So often disappointed when returning to an eatery, this time I was delighted to find the standard had not dropped one iota, especially since I was taking a friend along this time....More

1  Thank Carol O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived as they opened for the evening. The authentic decor and ethnic music provided a pleasure backdrop. I ordered my favorite dish, Masala Dosa. This is a dish that's hard to find anywhere north of San Francisco, where l hail from. It was literally...More

2  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this lovely little gem during a recent visit. It was wonderful to taste authentic South Indian food again. It took us back to our times visiting South India. We were impressed with the waiters; they explained each dish as they brought it to our...More

1  Thank Freda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great dining experience.Great menu,excellent service. Menu very authentic and cooked perfectly . thank you, we will be back !!

1  Thank rubyzreddress
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Interesting menu, wonderful meal, perfectly served!! The food was absolutely wonderful, from preparation to presentation.. Very pleasing!! A good hangout too... A very good experience to the drinks as well. All in all, a perfect restaurant!!

2  Thank Betsy S
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This place is my go to for Indian food in New Plymouth, would have it at least once a month. Authentic Indian food at a great price, good value for money. Restaurant also able to accomodate a good number of guests. Only downside is that...More

3  Thank lai l
Reviewed 27 April 2017

After some time away I have recently been back to Kathakali a number of times. As always quality of food, menu selection, beverage selection, staff helpfulness and peaceful ambience were all as good as ever. My son and daughter in law were recently here on...More

2  Thank Ray S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Will definitely visit again when in NP :) Had a vegetarian biriani and a duck dish. Both really yummy! And the dosas were great as well.

2  Thank tanjap601
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful decor just beautiful and great smiles very friendly and hospitable. Order was taken straight away a bottle of cold water brought to my table as I sat down. Food came out fast and hot fantastic. Good aromatic flavours if you order mild it will...More

2  Thank Marlaina C
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Hi there is a BYO? Tx
12 July 2016|
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Response from Sam N | Property representative |
We do BYO just for wine only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 8848
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